Pool Chemicals Vs. Spa Chemicals?

Answer Pools and spas have many of the same needs that have to be met in order to keep them clear and safe for swimmers. The main difference is a matter of temperature and size, with each of those element... Read More »

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Pool question about in ground pool and adding chemicals?

liquid disperses evenly while pumped; I use tabs in a floating basket, which dissolve slowly.Most shock comes in liquid, I would not use powdered shock as it could bleach the color of the liner.wha... Read More »

How do I add pool chemicals?

Empty the PoolEnsure that the pool is empty, and turn the pool filter on. If you are adding chlorine, wait until the evening to minimize the effects of the sun. Use test kit strips to measure the p... Read More »

How do I add chemicals to a swimming pool?

SuppliesBuy the chemicals required for your specific type of pool and a pH testing kit. Consult the online directions for your pool and follow the manufacturer's pool chemical calculation chart. Ca... Read More »

Chemicals for Pool Maintenance?

Swimming pools require a lot of work to maintain. Nature likes to take up residence almost anywhere, including in stagnant bodies of water. Also, various natural forces tend to make a swimming pool... Read More »